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A day in Castlefield, Manchester

With the folks visiting from London, we thought we’d spend a day locally in Castlefield, Manchester. And although threatening to rain, the sun came out at the right moments and we managed to enjoy an afternoon lunching and strolling.

We headed for lunch first, al fresco at The Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester. And what a lunch it was! As I was too distracted with eating, drinking and chatting in the sun, I’m afraid I didn’t get many foodie shots except this one…

lunch at the wharf castlefield manchester

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Mancoolian Awards – Vote for me

So I am happy and honoured to say that I have been nominated for a Mancoolian Award, in association with Downtown Manchester and Journey 9.

I have never been short-listed for anything like this in my career and am so excited to be recognised in the ‘Employee of the Year’ category. The next step is to get through a short-listing process and for me to get through to the next round I need your votes. It’s a simple online voting form that takes under 1 minute to complete. I would really appreciate it if you could take the time, if you feel I deserve it, to vote for me.

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A Sunday stroll to the Altrincham Vintage Market

Those of you who know me will know I love all things vintage, so the Altrincham Vintage Market is the perfect way for me to while away a Sunday afternoon. So with hubby and camera in tow, off I went.

And it didn’t disappoint. With approximately 40 traders, selling a mixture of vintage-inspired handmade crafts, authentic vintage goodies and scrummy food – it’s a fabulous array of stall-holders, hosted in the town’s historic covered market. All of this to a retro soundtrack, spun live by DJs in the market.

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